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Love, Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience - Helen Boyd, Miriam Hall, Shawnee Parens - <span class="date-display-single">10/24/2015 - 3:00pm</span>

Love, Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience

10/24/2015 - 3:00pm

Room of One's Own

In 50 self-searching, witty, and moving essays, letters, and poems, readers hear from those who often receive little airtime in popular culture: The partners & spouses of transgender people.  In this first-of-its kind collection, we catch glimpses of love, strife, and growth from those who witness and support gender transition, even as they themselves are going through their own transition in seeing gender, labels, and their own selves anew. 

Helen Boyd

About Presenter Helen Boyd

 

 Helen Boyd is the author of My Husband Betty and She’s Not the Man I Married. She has been blogging at www.myhusbandbetty.com for more than a decade, where she advocates and educates about trans issues.  Boyd has been on Dan Savage’s podcast Savage Love and was most recently interviewed in New York magazine. She teaches gender studies at Lawrence University and is currently working on her third book, Ever After.

Miriam Hall

About Presenter Miriam Hall

 

Miriam Hall is a writer and teacher who lives in Madison WI. She has a few essays in collections from partners of trans folk, two chapbooks of poetry and a co-authored title on contemplative photography, called Looking and Seeing, to her publishing credit.

RECENT BOOK:

Love Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience

Shawnee Parens

About Presenter Shawnee Parens

 

Shawnee Parens is an Arizona girl who has lived in Madison, WI for the last 20 years. She has finally come to terms with the woman she has become: a middle class, middle-aged Midwesterner. She brings home the bacon and fries it up in the pan for her family, and writes and runs to stay sane. Shawnee was honored to be a part of the inaugural Listen To Your Mother cast in May 2010. 
 


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